• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 210

    MERIAN, Matthaeus (1593-1650) and Martin ZEILER (1589-1661). Topographia Italiae [and Königreich Morea]. Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian's heirs, 1688. 2 parts in 1 vol., 4° (334 x 206mm). Additional engraved title, 53 engraved views, maps and plans bound as 55 plates. (Additional title with lower margin trimmed and guarded with a short tear, light scattered spotting and staining.) Contemporary calf, spine gilt, red edges (lightly rubbed, some surface loss).

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    MERIAN, Matthaeus (1593-1650) and Martin ZEILER (1589-1661). Topographia Italiae [and Königreich Morea]. Frankfurt: Matthaeus Merian's heirs, 1688. 2 parts in 1 vol., 4° (334 x 206mm). Additional engraved title, 53 engraved views, maps and plans bound as 55 plates. (Additional title with lower margin trimmed and guarded with a short tear, light scattered spotting and staining.) Contemporary calf, spine gilt, red edges (lightly rubbed, some surface loss).

    FIRST EDITION WITH THE SPLENDID PANORAMAS OF ROME AND VENICE. Wüthrich IV, 81-2.


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